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House Haiti Co-chairs Issue Statement Regarding The Death Of Haitian President Moise

WASHINGTON, D.C.  —  The Co-Chairs of the House Haiti Caucus released the following statement regarding the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse: 

“The assassination of Haitian President Moïse was a horrific act and stands as a clarion call for swift and decisive action to bring political stability and peace to a nation in crisis. We are extending our condolences to his family and loved ones. We are also praying for First Lady Martine Moïse,” said the Co-chairs. “We also call for full transparency and an independent investigation into this criminal act. We remain committed, more than ever, to working diligently alongside the Biden Administration in support of ushering in an equitable, inclusive Haitian-led democracy. One that reestablishes rule of law, reinforces institutions of Haitian-led governance, and centers the safety and human rights of every Haitian citizen.”


Yvette D. Clarke has been in Congress since 2007. She represents New York’s Ninth Congressional District, which includes Central and South Brooklyn. Clarke is Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Immigration, a Senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and a Senior Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security.


July 7, 2021

Media contact: 

Clarke: Remmington Belford c: 202.480.5737

Levin: Jacob Wilson c: 510.388.8579

Demings: Daniel Gleick c: 202.760.0235

Pressley: Ricardo Sanchez c: 202.225.5111

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